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Smoke-free residential buildings are trending in Volusia County

By Stefany Strong

June 25, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Smoke-free residential buildings are trending in Volusia County
- Policies protect residents from secondhand smoke and smoking-related fires -

DAYTONA BEACH - Smoke-free multi-unit housing is a growing trend throughout the country and is also trending here in Volusia County.

Several residential properties in Volusia County have implemented a 100 percent smoke-free policy. Adopting smoke-free multi-unit housing policies is important for a number of reasons:

  • Secondhand smoke drifts from unit to unit

  • Secondhand smoke is a health hazard for renters and staff

  • Renters want to live in smoke-free environments

  • Cigarette-related fires are costly and deadly

  • Property managers can save thousands of dollars on cleaning costs

  • There are thousands of smoke-free buildings in the United States

The below list is those properties working directly with the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County’s Tobacco Prevention Program. The growing list of properties in the area includes:

  • Ashton Place Apartments,300 Miller Rd. in DeLand

  • Whispering Oaks Apartments, 240 Whispering Oaks Court in Orange City

  • Windsor Apartments, 524 S. Beach St. in Daytona Beach

  • Lyn Gardens Apartments, 506 E. Wisconsin Ave. in DeLand

  • Lyn Village Apartments, 201 S. Amelia Ave. in DeLand

  • Amelia Place Apartments, 301 Arrow Wood Trail In DeLand

  • Maley Apartments, 600 S. Beach St. in Daytona Beach

  • Victoria Garden Apartments, 5609 Victoria Gardens Blvd in Port Orange

  • Osprey Landing Apartments, 1756 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. in Port Orange

  • AHEPA 410 Apartments, 575 N. Williamson Blvd. in Daytona Beach

  • Casa San Pablo Apartments, 401 N. Ridgewood Ave in Daytona Beach

  • Central Manor Apartments, 136 Fairview Ave. in Daytona Beach

  • Avante Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, 170 N Kings Road, Ormond Beach, FL 32174

  • Highlands Manor, 956 Derbyrshire Road, Daytona Beach, FL 32117

  • Cedar Oaks Apartments, 668 LPGA Blvd, Holly Hill, FL 32117

  • Westminster Canterbury, 229 South Ridgewood Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114

For more information, please visit www.volusiahealth.com.